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It’s Just the Beginning

Lexy Bryant , Writer January 22, 2021

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, vaccines have been developed and are now being provided. The vaccine has caused a lot of controversies; many people have had both negative and positive thoughts...

Nurse about to administer Covid-19 Vaccine

Indiana Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution

January 21, 2021

Indiana is rolling out the new Covid-19 vaccine by age group beginning with people 80 and older. People 70 and older will be next, followed by people 60 and older. The three age groups combined make up...

Lawmakers impeach President Trump a second time. (Image courtesy of Al Jeezera)

Making History, One Impeachment at a Time

Elijah Roberson, Writer January 15, 2021

On January 14th, history was made, but not in a good way. For the first time in the history of the United States, a president has been impeached twice. Congress leveled the charges against President Donald...

Trump supporters storm the Capitol Building on January 6th, 2021.

America in Turmoil

Elijah Roberson, Writer January 14, 2021

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021, will go down in history as a day when the political atmosphere of the United States changed forever. At 2:15 P.M., rioters penetrated the Capitol building and began to wreak...

A photo of one of the road closed signs on the square

Delayed Deadlines: Construction on the Square

Maggie Coffey and Reilly Gaunt December 17, 2020

The Martinsville town square has been closed off for quite a while, due to construction, and people have had to find detours to get around the various roadblocks. Construction started on the fourteenth...

This is a photo of the eye of a hurricane.

Hurricane Laura

Annie Beers, Writer October 8, 2020

From August 20-29, Hurricane Laura struck the Gulf Coast. It was a powerful storm; some people even lost their lives. The community has come together through these devastating times to rebuild what was...

Mrs. Ndiritu with students

Martinsville High School’s New Principal

Dylan Archer and Lexy Bryant October 8, 2020

For the 2020-2021 school year, Martinsville High School welcomed a new principal, Misty Ndiritu (DAY-REE-TOE). Ms. Ndiritu has come a long way to be in the position she is now.  When Ndiritu was a...

The Glass Fire burns a forest above Silverado Trail in St. Helena, California, on Sunday, September 27, 2020.

California’s Record- Setting Fires

Katie Reeves, Writer October 8, 2020

According to officials, the wildfires in California have burned an area larger than the size of Delaware leaving 10 people dead.  Firefighters are continuing to fight over two dozen wildfires all over...

The result of being rough on the environment, and we can prevent it from happening.

Climate Change

Dylan Archer, Writer April 28, 2020

The idea of man-made climate change has existed for nearly 45 years now dating back to 1975 when Wally Broecker published “Are we on the brink of a pronounced global warming?” in Science Journal. How...

MSD of Martinsville's five school board members smiling for the camera.

Board Meeting on Zoom?

Macey Staley, Editor April 28, 2020

The life we are living right now is unprecedented in every way. We are finding new ways to do everything, and this includes monthly school board meetings. MSD held its first virtual board meeting via Zoom....

The Coronavirus viewed under a microscope seeing what the virus really looks like.

Myths and Facts of the Coronavirus

Levi Suter, Writer April 28, 2020

By now, everyone has heard about the infamous Coronavirus. There are many myths and rumors being told that are simply not true, though. The first case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) was reported in Wuhan,...

A person holds their hand out, trying to keep from getting the Coronavirus.

Corona Virus Closes Schools

Shelby Craig, Writer March 13, 2020

Corona is headed our way, and the students and teachers at Martinsville High School are doing their best to prepare for the worst. In these last few days, the sickness has been getting progressively worse,...

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